The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for SS7 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SS7 over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 181 190
Permanent jobs citing SS7 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester - 0.059% 0.053%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.40% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Median salary - £56,250 -
UK excluding London median salary £51,250 £50,000 £54,250
% change year-on-year +2.50% -7.83%  

SS7 is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 587 501 619
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.96% 14.69% 16.48%
Number of salaries quoted 465 429 482
Median salary £40,000 £41,375 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.32% +10.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

SS7
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing SS7 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for SS7 in Manchester

SS7
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SS7 in Manchester.

Salary trend for SS7 in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing SS7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for SS7.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) VXML
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) IMAP
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Product Management
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) CCXML
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) VirtualBox
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Vagrant

SS7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) IMAP
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CCXML
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) VXML
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
1 2 (100.00%) Product Management
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
1 2 (100.00%) VirtualBox
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Packer
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware